[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-Maintainers] Proposal: move glusterfs development to github workflow, completely

Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay sankarshan.mukhopadhyay at gmail.com
Sat Aug 24 11:02:56 UTC 2019

On Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 6:42 PM Amar Tumballi <amarts at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi developers,
> With this email, I want to understand what is the general feeling around this topic.
> We from gluster org (in github.com/gluster) have many projects which follow complete github workflow, where as there are few, specially the main one 'glusterfs', which uses 'Gerrit'.
> While this has worked all these years, currently, there is a huge set of brain-share on github workflow as many other top projects, and similar projects use only github as the place to develop, track and run tests etc. As it is possible to have all of the tools required for this project in github itself (code, PR, issues, CI/CD, docs), lets look at how we are structured today:
> Gerrit - glusterfs code + Review system
> Bugzilla - For bugs
> Github - For feature requests
> Trello - (not very much used) for tracking project development.
> CI/CD - CentOS-ci / Jenkins, etc but maintained from different repo.
> Docs - glusterdocs - different repo.
> Metrics - Nothing (other than github itself tracking contributors).
> While it may cause a minor glitch for many long time developers who are used to the flow, moving to github would bring all these in single place, makes getting new users easy, and uniform development practices for all gluster org repositories.
> As it is just the proposal, I would like to hear people's thought on this, and conclude on this another month, so by glusterfs-8 development time, we are clear about this.

I'd want to propose that a decision be arrived at much earlier. Say,
within a fortnight ie. mid-Sep. I do not see why this would need a
whole month to consider. Such a timeline would also allow to manage
changes after proper assessment of sub-tasks.

> Can we decide on this before September 30th? Please voice your concerns.
> Regards,
> Amar

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